March 1, 2021
In this episode of The Breaks: Confucius and Fresh talk about Bobby Shmurda's recent release from prison. Both Hosts discuss Jay-Z's latest deal with Moet Hennessy, and talk about how not everyone has to achieve the same success as Jay-Z in order to be considered successful. Fresh explains his confusion and disappointment around the announcement of the upcoming Verzuz battle between Raekwon and Ghostface Killah In this week's installment of "Random Hip-Hop" facts you'll learn interesting tidbits about Dr. Dre, Nas, Lupe Fiasco, Rihanna, J-Bo, Andre 3000 and more. In his Unpopular Opinion Fresh states that Nicki Minaj will be…Listen
February 8, 2021
In this episode of The Breaks Hosts Confucius and Fresh talk about the recent dispute between Nelly and Ali from St. Lunatics. Both hosts talk about why they think Pooh Shiesty and Flo Milly will be two of the breakout stars of 2021. In this week's installment of Random Hip-Hop Facts you'll learn things you might not have known about Lil' Wayne, Warren G, Outkast and more. Fresh states the Unpopular Opinion that Prince was intimidated by Michael Jackson. In his Confucius Says segment, Confucius encourages listeners not to lose touch with who they are, even in the midst the pandemic.…Listen
January 25, 2021
This week on The Breaks: Hosts Confucius and Fresh discuss former President Trump's pardon of Lil Wanye, and ask whether the rapper was right to support Trump during the election. Both hosts talk how Lil' Flip might fare if he did a Verzuz with T.I. Confucius and Fresh interview Austin based producer and DJ Mason Flynt about the closing of Music Lab and his thoughts on how to improve Austin's hip-hop scene. In this week's installment of Random Hip-Hop facts the hosts talk about the beef between Cash Money and No Limit, the issue that Nas had with Biggie and…Listen
Confucius Jones is a lifelong Austin native who has generationally roots in the city. It’s with that upbringing that lead him to try to change the city he loves through music. DJing since his teens and now on radio at KUTX, Confucius strives to create a new industry for people of color through his many platforms.
Aaron Knight, better known as Fresh, is an on-air host for KUTX 98.9 in Austin, TX, co-hosting Austin’s top Hip Hop and R&B radio show and podcast, The Breaks. Fresh has run his own top-rated music blog with Fresh Prince of the ATX (where his moniker derives from), and has done some freelance writing for various platforms. Fresh has been community-oriented by speaking to the youth at various schools, as well as working with Boys and Girls Club of the Austin Area. In 2020, Fresh was a recipient of the Capitol View Arts, “Growing the Tradition” award for his continued work in the Austin music community.